November 20: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1977:  Southern California Rapid Transit District dedicates its new building at Division 7 in West Hollywood.

Dedicating the new division are (from left): Bob Wick, Superintendent of Maintenance Divisions; Ted Brennen, Superintendent of Divisions; Jack Walsh, General Superintendent of Transportation; Lopez, Johnston, Heinle, Holen, Gilstrap


Approximately 2,000 District employees, their families, retirees, management, local dignitaries and the public turn out to view the innovative building and participate in ceremonies.

Spanning slightly over nine acres and accommodating 250 coaches, the total complex was developed for approximately $5.4 million.

More information can be found in the January, 1978 issue of Headway, the Southern California Rapid Transit District employee news magazine.